Food and drink events worth seeking out in Boston this week

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If you love to eat and drink, this week offers a great chance to explore the world of Boston food and beverage. From crepes and cocktails to a romantic cruise, here's what to do on the local food scene this week.

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Clean Slate: Not Your Average Valentine's Day Party

If you don't have a date, no worries. Head to Alibi Bar on Thursday evening for a big bash, hosted by the Three-Day Matchmakers. There will be complimentary appetizers, cocktails and games of truth or dare. Bring a photo of your ex to throw into the Burning Cauldron of Love. 

When: Thursday, Feb. 14, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Alibi at The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St.
Price: $15 
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Crepes, Cocktails & FauxMenco

On Saturday, feast on crepes prepared by French chef Jean Luc, accompanied by cocktails and music by FauxMenco. The duo features Catherine Capozzi and Rafi Sofer on nylon string guitars. 

When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: home.stead bakery & cafe, 1448 Dorchester Ave.
Price: Free
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Valentine's Day Aphrodisiacs Tasting Cruise

On Valentine's Day, set sail aboard the Northern Lights for a 90-minute cruise around the Boston Harbor. Live jazz, a trio of champagne or beer tastings and a three-course dinner, featuring oysters, chocolate and more, are on the agenda.

When: Thursday, Feb. 14, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Northern Lights, 60 Rowes Wharf
Price: $60.15 - $70.85
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Legal Sea Foods' Opus One Wine Dinner

Wednesday evening, Legal Sea Foods hosts a five-course dinner, paired with wines from Opus One Winery from Oakville, CA. Menu items include bacon-wrapped shrimp with polenta, petite filet mignon and tapenade three ways.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 6:30 p.m.
Where: 26 Park Plaza
Price: $275
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il Molo to Dish Out Three Courses of Romance this Valentine's Day

On Thursday, take your date to il Molo for a special three-course Valentine's dinner. The menu includes a variety of seafood, meat and pasta dishes, including oysters, lobster and crab cakes, grilled filet mignon and miso and champagne-glazed salmon. Desserts offered are coconut cake, strawberry whoopie pie and raspberry and chocolate tiramisu.

When: Thursday, Feb. 14, 4 p.m.
Where: 326 Commercial St.
Price: $70
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